New food bank celebrates grand opening in Brampton
Published September 18, 2023 at 12:07 pm
Several long-standing non-profit food and social services agencies have come together to create a new food bank in Brampton.
The Brampton Food Hub, funded by the Region of Peel, is a collective of groups working collaboratively to fight hunger and food insecurity, according to a press release from the Region of Peel.
The Food Hub celebrates its grand opening at 241 Clarence St., Unit 5 on Thursday (Sept. 21).
The Food Hub will work to increase the amount of healthy and culturally appropriate food available to vulnerable members of the Brampton community.
The Food Hub advisory board includes Knights Table, Punjabi Community Health Services, Free For All Foundation, Basket Brigade, Bethel Outreach Community Services and All People’s Church.
Brampton Mayor Patrick Brown, Sean Baird, Commissioner of Human Services at Peel Region, Regional Councillors Rowena Santos and Martin Medeiros and Annie Bynoe, Brampton Food Hub lead, are expected to attend the opening.
The grand opening is from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday.
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